Edward Lloyd (Continental Congress)

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Edward Lloyd IV (December 15, 1744 – July 8, 1796) was an American planter from Talbot County, Maryland. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress for Maryland in 1783 and 1784. From 1771 to 1774, he was a member of the General Assembly and in the Maryland State House of Representatives in 1780. In 1771 Lloyd purchased the Chase–Lloyd House in Annapolis, Maryland from Samuel Chase, and in 1790 he built Wye House on the family plantation near Easton, Maryland. The property is now on the National Historic Landmarks.

Edward Lloyd
Edward Lloyd, member of the Continental Congress (NYPL b12349185-420079) (cropped).jpg
BornDecember 15, 1744 Edit this on Wikidata
Talbot County Edit this on Wikidata
DiedJuly 8, 1796 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 51)
OccupationPolitician Edit this on Wikidata

His son, also Edward Lloyd, was later Governor of Maryland, and a U.S. Senator.[1]


  1. ^ "To George Washington from Gustavus Scott, 16 June 1797". Founders Online. National Archives and Records Administration.

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